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Automotive Degrees & Certificates

GOT THE DRIVE FOR A REWARDING, IN-DEMAND CAREER?

 

AUTOMOTIVE MIGHT JUST BE THE FIELD FOR YOU.

 
The days of manual locks and cassette decks are over. Today’s vehicles are equipped with high-tech systems that require innovative thinking and an engineering mindset. Moreover, job growth’s strong in this industry.
 
degrees & certificates
Go directly into the workforce, up your current skills, or transfer to a four-year school with a stellar automotive bachelor’s degree program, such as Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

careers
You’ve got as many career options as there are cars on the road. The jobs are out there—for example, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that the automotive repair and maintenance industry is expected to add 237,500 new jobs and experience a 30% growth rate through 2020.

  • New & used car service technician
  • Service advisor
  • Service manager
  • Shop foreman
  • Lead technician
  • Insurance adjuster
  • Fleet manager
  • Manufacturer technical representative
  • Serviceability engineer
  • Application engineer
  • Audio & video technician
  • Motorsport technician
  • Fabricator
  • Vehicle sales person

 

Rev up your future. APPLY TODAY!
Click to start your application or contact us at 217/351-2218 or email for more information.

 
 
* Curriculum based on the Master Automotive Technology standards (MAST) set by the National Automotive Technician Foundation (NATEF) and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).


“Parkland grads we’ve hired as automotive techs are always well prepared for our shop environment—and are knowledgeable enough to jump right in and start working.”
Ernie Jacobson Service Manager | Worden-Martin Buick GMC
 
 
 

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